Ferris Men's Tennis Wins GLIAC Opener

Kyle Revall helped the Bulldogs to a convincing win in their GLIAC opener (FSU Photo Services)
Kyle Revall helped the Bulldogs to a convincing win in their GLIAC opener (FSU Photo Services)

Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University men's tennis team opened Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) action with a convincing 6-3 league home win over Lake Superior State on Saturday (March 20) at the FSU Racquet and Fitness Center.

The Bulldogs snapped a five-match losing streak by beating the Lakers in their first official conference match of the 2009-10 campaign.

FSU improved to 4-5 overall with the triumph while taking two of the three doubles flights along with four of the six singles matches.

Ferris grabbed wins at both the second and third doubles positions as the tandems of Jack Swan and Justin Hermes (#2) along with Ahmet Demir and Arin Enge (#3) were both victorious by idential 8-4 scores.

In singles play, three of FSU's four wins came in straight sets.  Kyle Revall was a 7-5, 6-2 winner at the top spot with Swan capturing the third flight by the same scores.  Tyler Marengo picked up a 6-4, 6-0 victory at the sixth spot in the lineup with Steven Roberts winning in three sets at the fifth position.

LSSU picked up its lone wins at the top doubles flight along with both number two and four singles.

Ferris State wraps up its weekend homestand by hosting Michigan Tech on Sunday (March 21) in a 10 a.m. (EDT) league tilt at the FSU Racquet and Fitness Center.

Singles competition
1. Kyle Revall (FS) def. Razvan Mag (LS) 7-5, 6-2
2. Sergiu Laza (LS) def. Ahmet Demir (FS) 6-1, 6-7 (0-1), 6-4
3. Jack Swan (FS) def. Pawel Wegrzyn (LS) 7-5, 6-2
4. Brandon Clayton (LS) def. Justin Hermes (FS) 6-3, 1-6, 6-2
5. Steven Roberts (FS) def. Travis Toth (LS) 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 10-5
6. Tyler Marengo (FS) def. Robert Nelson (LS) 6-4, 6-0
Doubles competition
1. Razvan Mag/Pawel Wegrzyn (LS) def. Kyle Revall/Steven Roberts (FS) 8-6
2. Jack Swan/Justin Hermes (FS) def. Robert Nelson/Brandon Clayton (LS) 8-4
3. Ahmet Demir/Arin Enge (FS) def. Sergiu Laza/Travis Toth (LS) 8-4